If you’ve never experienced the thrill of a hot air balloon ride, it’s really something you should add to your bucket list! If you’re more of an earthbound creature who prefers both feet on the ground while watching the majesty unfold when that balloon takes flight, the Chester County Balloon Festival covers all the bases. Check out what’s in store for this year’s festival, which starts on June 21st!
Welcome to the 13th Annual Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Flying Field! Celebrating our 13th year, the Chester County Balloon Festival is a must attend event providing family fun for all ages. Experience Chester County and the unique and historic Del Val Region from the ground up! The Chester County Balloon Festival is a non-profit organization with portions of the proceeds going to the Chester County Hero Fund and other local youth community groups. The popularity of the Chester County Balloon Festival has experienced incredible growth the past few years. We will be returning to our new home at New Garden Flying Field in Toughkenamon, PA on June 21st, 22nd, 23rd 2019. The airport is located at 1235 Newark Road just off Highway 1, allowing visitors from all over Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and New York convenient access.
The expanded 3-day (Friday-Sunday) schedule highlights over 20+ hot air balloon taking flight twice per day, balloon glow featuring Special Shaped Balloon Rodeo, untethered and tethered balloon rides, and a walk-thru balloon. For a complete schedule of events, see the Festival Information page.
The ever popular Saturday Night Fireworks are back! Historically this is a crowd pleaser and we are very excited to have them back!